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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is preparing to weigh in with new U.S. dietary guidelines next week. So, the Library of Congress decided to take a look back by going into its archives and, with Weight Watchers International, gathering experts...
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University researchers have a $4.8 million grant to research rural childhood obesity. The Albany Democrat-Herald says the five-year program will conduct community-based research with extension offices in six...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart is expected to announce it will reformulate thousands of products to make them healthier and push its suppliers to do the same. Two people familiar with the announcement say first lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to join...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are hoping a new plan aimed at combatting Indiana's high obesity rate can prod state residents to slim down by eating healthier and exercising more. The plan released Friday includes a wide range of goals,...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver called Sarah Palin a "Froot Loop" for criticizing the Obama administration's healthy eating initiatives, and said getting healthy foods to kids is a civil rights issue. The U.S. is in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at what President Barack Obama has requested in his $3.73 trillion budget for the 2012 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. ____ Agency: Agriculture Spending: $145.6 billion Percentage Change from 2011: 1.5 percent decrease...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — We're becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders. And it's not just the Medicare set who's suffering. Baby boomer bones and joints also are taking a pounding, spawning a boom in operations to fix them....
The Orlando Sentinel has published several articles and editorials regarding the proposal to increase both the volume and the hours for Orlando's downtown bars. Reacting to outcry from downtown residents, the proposal to increase the outside decibels...
Tags: Rentals, Holidays, Weight, Memorial Day, Human Interest
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has...
Having childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder could lead to a life of obesity, even if ADHD symptoms disappear in adulthood, a new study shows. The study, which followed up on 207 middle-class men who had been diagnosed with ADHD as...
Tags: Substance Abuse, ADHD, Weight, Body Mass Index, Medical Research
Is there any human impulse stronger than the urge to tell others what not to eat? Fast food, red meat, white bread, trans fats, sugary cereals, processed foods, salty snacks, fried anything, refined grains, hydrogenated oils, preservatives, artificial...
Tags: Nikki Haley, Weight, Diabetes, Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc.
Not so long ago, about one in every 10 adult Floridians was obese. Today, if you line up four Floridians, one of them will be obese. The good news? At least we're not Mississippi, where every third person has a body mass index of 30 or higher —...
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